Your Daily Dish: Coconut Lime Sticky Rice

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Okay, the song was really irritating, but Harry Nilsson was right. If you put the lime in the coconut then you do feel better. Less annoying, we hope, our tropical rice dish mixes a plain long grain with creamy coconut milk and tart lime juice, creating a swinging side dish that works great alongside Thai, Indian and Caribbean flavors.


1 1/2 cups jasmine rice
1 1/2 cups coconut milk, well shaken
1 1/2 cups water
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp lime zest
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp kosher salt


1) In a medium saucepan, combine rice, coconut milk, water, lime juice, lime zest, sugar and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover and reduce heat to low, simmering for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand covered for 5 minutes. Fluff gently with fork.

Serves 6

Bite Me Bit: “I have a wild bunch of coconuts.” -Benny Hill

Rice is super nice as a side dish, as is evidenced by this delicious and easy Vegetable Fried Rice, a healthy alternative to MSG-laden takeout!




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